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Dictionary definition for: Apart

1. (r) separated or at a distance in place or position or time; "These towns are many miles apart" "stood with his legs apart" "born two years apart"

2. (r) not taken into account or excluded from consideration; "these problems apart, the country is doing well" "all joking aside, I think you''re crazy"

3. (r) away from another or others; "they grew apart over the years" "kept apart from the group out of shyness" "decided to live apart"

4. (r) placed or kept separate and distinct as for a purpose; "had a feeling of being set apart" "quality sets it apart" "a day set aside for relaxing"

5. (r) one from the other; "people can''t tell the twins apart"

6. (r) into parts or pieces; "he took his father''s watch apart" "split apart" "torn asunder"

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